Program Coordinator [POWER]

Job Type

Full Time




1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW
United States


ARC seeks a highly organized and detail-orientated project coordinator to facilitate the many moving parts of the POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) initiative. The POWER program is part of a congressionally funded initiative supporting efforts to create a more vibrant economic future for Appalachia’s coal-impacted communities.

This role will coordinate all logistics such as facilitating community outreach, coordinating content for RFPs, facilitating internal communication within the agency, and working directly with potential grantees. This position will work collaboratively with the ARC team, the thirteen ARC states that comprise the Appalachian region, LDDs (Local Development Districts), and other public agencies at the federal, state and local level as well as community partners, groups and grantees.

The successful candidate will have superb communication skills, possess strong organizational skills, and be resourceful and proactive.

For more information and to learn more about ARC, and the duties and qualifications of this role, visit our web site at:

About the Appalachian Regional Commission

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is an economic development agency of the federal government and 13 state governments focusing on 420 counties across the Appalachian Region. ARC’s mission is to innovate, partner, and invest to build community capacity and strengthen economic growth in Appalachia to help the Region achieve socioeconomic parity with the nation.


ARC generally follows the General Schedule Salary Table of the Federal government. ARC’s grade NF 9/11 is equivalent to the federal grade GS 9/11. This is not a federal position; however, if a federal employee is selected for this position and transfers without a break in service of more than three calendar days, he or she is entitled to continue his or her retirement and life/health insurance benefits. A non-federal selectee will be offered a benefits package (including health, retirement, paid time off, commuting subsidy, etc.). 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Applicants must submit the following documents referencing “Program Coordinator [POWER] 2018-8” to be considered.

·                 A complete and up-to-date resume

·                 A cover letter that describes your background and qualifications as they relate to the qualifications of this position  

Application materials may be submitted by Email: or mail to the Appalachian Regional Commission;  Human Resources Office, Suite 700; 1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW; Washington, DC 20009-1068